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Antique Extending Book Slide, Coromandel, Bookend, Rack, Victorian, circa 1880



This is an antique extending book slide. An English, Coromandel and brass bookend or book rack, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880. Superb Victorian book slide with gothic revival overtones Displays a desirable aged patina Exotic Coromandel stocks show deep, rich hues Bright, brass tooling dresses each end Ends presented with trefoil cutouts for a further decorative touch Manually operated book slide in smooth working order Accommodates books within a 32.5cm to 51.5cm range Tiered plinth base with striking emerald green felt baize below This is an appealingly sized antique extending book slide, with quality brass and Coromandel finish to the Gothic revival taste. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the desk or home library. Dimensions: Max width 37cm (14.5") Max depth 14.5cm (5.75") Max height 19cm (7.5") Slide width 32.5cm (12.75") Slide extended 51.5cm (20.25").


  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.49 in. (19 cm)Width: 14.57 in. (37 cm)Depth: 5.71 in. (14.5 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Presented in very good antique condition.
  • Seller Location
    Hele, Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 18.69371stDibs: LU2645321500002

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Hele, Devon, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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Located in Hele, Devon, United Kingdom
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